- Colombian-American Celebrations
- Colombia Independence Day Celebration
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
5-7pm | Rhode Island State House - State Room
Colombia Independence Day - Flag Raising
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
4:00 pm - Pawtucket City Hall
6:30pm - Central Falls City Hall
The Colombian American Cultural Society of Rhode Island
504 Weeden Street
Pawtucket, RI, 02860
- Annual Dominican Parade | Music & Culture Festival
- Dominican Parade of RI
Sunday, August 13, 2023 • 10 AM to 12 PM
Starts at the corner of Thurbers & Broad Street • Providence
Contact: (401) 996-0974 02907
RILA DOES NOT directly organize this festival or parade. Please contact the Dominican Festival organizers if you have questions.
Contact Festival Organizers: (401) 996-0974. Coordinated by Quisqueya en Acción
- Annual Bolivian Festival de la Virgen De Urkupiña
- Sat/Sun. August 5 & 6, 2023
Saturday, procession begins at 2pm from St. Patrick’s Church on Smith Street.
Festival both days at the Rhode Island State House lawn
Contact: Lesly Pineyro (401)580-9951
Coordinated by the RI Bolivian American Association (RIBAA)
- Salsa Night @Central Falls
- Roosevelt Avenue Bridge • Central Falls
Hosted by Central Falls Parks & Recreation & Community Services
August | FREE • 7-11 PM
Free salsa lessons, live music, food trucks.
Contact: Central Falls Parks & Recreation & Community Services
Phone: (401) 727-7455
- Mexican Festival of Rhode Island
- Mexican Festival & Parade
Donigian Park • 228 Valley St.
Providence, RI 02909
Parade begins at 12n at Davis Park, Chalkstone Ave. and arrives at Donigan Park, where the festival will continue until 7PM.
Contact: (401) 516-3960
Coordinated by the Comité Mexicano de Providence
- RIHPHC 44th Annual Heritage Festival
- Rhode Island's 44th Annual Heritage Festival
Saturday, Saturday, October 21, 2023
WaterFire Arts Center
475 Valley St, Providence
12:00 to 5:00 pm
Admission to this family event is FREE.Explore the world through art and music!
Join in a lively celebration of our state's rich cultural heritage! WaterFire Arts Center will be filled with culture, music, and dancing from around the world.
This unique festival bridges Rhode Islanders’ cultures and expressions of creative talent. Rhode Island heritage groups will present cultural exhibits, visual art, and craft demonstrations from all over the world. There will be food trucks offering an array of traditional foods and drinks. The children’s area will have free face painting, arts, and crafts.
The day begins with a parade of international flags from over 30 countries. Throughout the day dancers and musicians from various heritages will perform. This year’s festival will also include a multicultural fashion show featuring traditional and ceremonial clothing.
Contact: Donna Alqassar
Phone: (401) 222-4133
Email: Donna Alquassar